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O’Hare Worker Arrested For Stealing Military Foot Lockers

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James Matthews (Credit: Chicago Police)

James Matthews (Credit: Chicago Police)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – An employee at O’Hare International Airport was charged with theft after he allegedly stole items from military foot lockers that were meant to be shipped overseas.

James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday.

About 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, Chicago Police and the U.S. Postal Service Inspector saw Matthews taking mail, a military foot locker that contained a laptop, and other stolen items from flights to the post office, police said.

He is scheduled to appear in bond court Friday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2014. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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